Arkansas Will Receive $216 Million of a $26 Billion Opioid Settlement

rkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced Friday (July 23) a $26 billion agreement with pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors of opioids. The agreement includes Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – and Johnson & Johnson, which … Continue reading

Sutter Health Closes in on a $575 Million Settlement in an Antitrust Case

More than 18 months after Sutter Health agreed to a tentative settlement in a closely watched antitrust case joined by the California Attorney General’s Office, the judge presiding over the case indicated she would sign off on the terms, pending … Continue reading

UPMC Settles Data Breach Allegations for $2.65 Million

UPMC has reached a financial settlement with thousands of employees whose personal information was hacked in 2014 and used to file phony income tax returns. Allegheny County Common Pleas Court Judge Philip A. Ignelzi on Thursday signed an agreement that … Continue reading

A Tennessee Opioid Lawsuit Reaches a $35 Million Settlement

A drug manufacturer announced Thursday that it has reached a $35 million agreement that would settle a Tennessee lawsuit by local governments and a child born dependent to opioids over the company’s role in the opioid epidemic, though steps remain … Continue reading

A Judge Approves Distribution of a $192 Million Nuclear Reactor Settlement

Investors who lost fortunes in the failure of a multi billion-dollar nuclear reactor construction deal in South Carolina will soon begin to see their portions of a $192 million settlement, under a recently approved distribution. Last week, a federal judge … Continue reading

A Class Action Lawsuit Filed by Nurses Settles for $5.5 Million

A class-action lawsuit brought by thousands of nurses who said they weren’t properly paid for lunch and other breaks has settled with Kitsap County’s main health care system, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Under the $5.5 million settlement, nurses will receive … Continue reading

Indiana Dedicates $5.5 Million of Its Multi-Billion Dollar Volkswagen Settlement to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

If you build it, they will come. At least that’s what the state of Indiana and its utilities are hoping for when it comes to charging stations and electric vehicles.  Indiana is behind on infrastructure for plug-powered cars, while some … Continue reading

AMC Agrees to a $200 Million ‘The Walking Dead’ Profit Settlement

AMC Networks has reached a $200 million settlement deal with Frank Darabont and CAA in the long-running profit participation lawsuit over “The Walking Dead.” The deal calls for AMC Networks to pay Darabont and CAA a total of $200 million. They will continue … Continue reading

Pfizer Proposes a $345 Million Settlement Over EpiPen Price Hikes

Pfizer Inc. and two other companies have agreed to pay $345 million to resolve long-running litigation over EpiPen price hikes. In documents filed in federal court in Kansas City, Kansas, the companies asked the court to grant preliminary approval to … Continue reading

The New York State Public Service Commission Settles With Multiple Utilities for $86.3 Million

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Public Service Commission has accepted the terms of settlements valued at $86.2 million regarding alleged violations committed by four New York utilities—Consolidated Edison of New York, Orange & Rockland … Continue reading